No. 1 seed Nishikori upset at Rio Open

(AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Kei Nishikori smashed his racket into the red clay after losing the first set on Tuesday, an unusual burst of anger from the usually calm Japanese player.

Destroying the racket didn't help.

He lost the second set, too, as Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci upset the top seed in the first round of the Rio Open 6-4, 6-3.

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2017 ATP Rankings
Rank Player Points
1 A. Murray 11,540
2 N. Djokovic 9,825
3 S. Wawrinka 5,695
4 M. Raonic 4,930
5 K. Nishikori 4,730
6 R. Nadal 4,115
7 M. Cilic 3,410
8 D. Thiem 3,375
9 R. Federer 3,260
10 D. Goffin 3,245
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Rank Player Points
1 S. Williams 7,780
2 A. Kerber 7,115
3 K. Pliskova 5,640
4 S. Halep 5,172
5 D. Cibulkova 5,150
6 A. Radwanska 4,915
7 G. Muguruza 4,720
8 S. Kuznetsova 3,915
9 M. Keys 3,897
10 J. Konta 3,705
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